Friday, January 28, 2022
Former United States national security advisor Robert C. O’Brien called on Taiwan on Tuesday to purchase more advanced weapon systems from the U.S. and improve its trained military reserve and civilian forces to create a stronger deterrence against a...
The US House of Representatives has approved the NDAA act, which includes a defense agreement between the United States and Somaliland. U.S. Senator James Risch (R-Idaho), ranking member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, last month introduced an amendment to...
Ramifications of a world's shift towards greener/renewable energy, a zero net carbon future, the staggering $66.1 Billion Climate Finance made by the Multilateral Development Banks in 2020, and the consequences Somaliland could face if we do not align our...
I’ve known for a long time about the existence of Somaliland, an unrecognized state that may or may not be a breakaway state from Somalia depending on who you ask. It’s been thirty years since Somaliland broke away from Somalia. But it...
Kenneth Kaunda, the former president of Zambia, who has died in hospital in the capital, Lusaka, at the age of 97, was the last of the giants of 20th century African nationalism. He was also one of the few to...
The Horn of Africa was and is a region of utmost importance throughout the ages from time immemorial. It is where man first crossed from Africa to other parts of the world and it has always been a point...
A coalition of health justice advocates gathered outside Pfizer's headquarters in Manhattan on March 11, 2021. (Photo: Erik McGregor/LightRocket via Getty Images) I and many other Mainers have relatives and friends in countries around the world, and we can’t disconnect...
By CHARLES ONYANGO-OBBO Last week a Nigerian political analyst sent out a note to a network of Africans who track security issues on the continent. It was a short worried note: “If you aren’t watching Nigeria, you must”, he said. Two...
The UN Security Council members on Tuesday rejected President Farmaajo’s extension of term, but endorsed efforts of the African Union to help parties resolve an electoral impasse. Members of the UN’s most powerful body gathered for an informal sitting meant...
Mark Gollom Former Minneapolis police officer Derek Chauvin has been convicted of murder and manslaughter in the death of George Floyd, which was captured on video and sparked worldwide protests over racism and police brutality. Chauvin had been charged with second-degree unintentional murder, third-degree...